Sept. 23: An AARP safe-driving course will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Magnolia Manor, 141 Timber Trail in Richmond Hill. Cost is $15 per AARP member and $20 per non-member. The course will have 25 spots available. Call Kelly Wood at 912-756-4300, ext. 102.
A workshop for wartime veterans or surviving spouses of wartime veterans to learn about eligibility for long-term care benefits will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at the Suites at Station Exchange, 3205 TSX Grand Central in Richmond Hill. Call to make a reservation at 912-445-2425.
“Your State Parks Day,” a day in which volunteers can help clean the park, will be from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at Fort McAllister State Historic Park, 2591 Fort McAllister Road in Richmond Hill. Lunch will be provided and there will be drawings for prizes. Call 912-727-2339.
The Rotary Club of RH and Georgia Game Changers are teaming up for the Pacing for Polio 5k race fundraiser starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, from J.F. Gregory Park. Late registration is from 4-5:30 p.m. Child care will be available for $5 per family.
The second annual Veterans Salute will be from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at Bryant Commons, 438 West Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville. The event is open to the public, with free admission and parking.
Driver’s education classes are being offered in Richmond Hill through Bryan County Community Education. Classes are monthly. The cost is $385. For more information, call 459-5116.
Free movies in Pembroke
The Pembroke Recreation Department is showing free movies to residents on Movies in the Park night through December in DuBois Square.
Among the films on the schedule are “How to Train Your Dragon 2” sponsored by the Pembroke Police Department Auxiliary and Pembroke Fire Department on Oct. 25 and “Frozen” sponsored by Pembroke Advanced Communications.
Start times are determined by sunset, and all films are subject to change without notice. Bring your own chairs and blankets. Concessions will be on sale as well. For more information call Mandy Toole at the Pembroke Rec Department.
YMCA, NETA having classes
The Richmond Hill YMCA and NETA, a non-profit fitness professional association, are co-sponsoring a group exercise certification and re-boot camp workshop in October.
The group exercise workshop is from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4. Potential and current fitness instructors will learn basic academic and practical application of teaching group exercise.
No college, science, or teaching background required. Workshop registration includes a full-day review, written exam, and 2–year certification.
The re-boot camp is from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5 and combines power, function, agility, speed, cardio and High Intensity Interval Training. To register, call 800-237-6242 or online at www.netafit.org.